The State Government is helping Victoria’s wildlife rehabilitators continue to care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.. Energy, Environment and Climate Change Minister Lily D’Ambrosio recently announced the launch of the 2017/18
Adoption dogs. Bullmastiff X American Bulldog, male, 1 year old, ‘Buster’. Adoption cats and kittens. Short Hair, Black, male, 5 year old, ‘Borris’. Short hair, Black tortoiseshell, Female, 4 year old, ‘Mittens&rsquo
Goulburn Region competed in the 52nd annual Inter-Regional Championships, which was held at Warrnambool on January 4, 5 and 6.. Many Benalla residents represented the regional side, which ended up finishing a respectable fifth this year, out of 11
While others were celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Eve with food and drink, two young Benalla residents were having their heads shaved for a good cause.. On December 23, 13 year-old Isabella Symes, shaved off all her hair and donated it to
Three Benalla students have been awarded a You’ve Got What It Takes ‘‘Weary’’ Dunlop Award.. Each year State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan offers the award to schools across her electorate.. The award is in honour of
The new Benalla Saints president aims to see the club become an integral part of the community.. Lloyd Johnson was named the new club president on December11 at the Saints annual general meeting, after having been involved with junior football in
Young exhibitor Mitchell Burgoine will be launching into the big league at International Dairy Week, with his own Brown Swiss heifer.. The 16-year-old Rochester student is keen to do more in the show ring, and has purchased embryos from Canada that
Disappointment has greeted the publication of a new water report which has found that more water could be transferred from agriculture to the Murray Darling river system.. Ernst and Young delivered the report in December and the federal government
The Macadams from Merrigum like to know how their Ayrshires are shaping up compared to other dairy cattle.. Bill Macadam has been breeding Ayrshires since about 1986 and appreciates them for their generally quiet temperament and moderate size
Many places in our region have been in a grip of heatwave conditions with maximum temperatures exceeding 40 degrees on 3 successive days to last weekend.. At the same time unsettled, stormy conditions have affected mainly the northern regions of W
Young farmers from across the Mallee, Wimmera and south-west Victoria are being encouraged to sign up for two-day intensive business boot camps in February and March.. The Young Farmer Business Boot Camp program combines expert presentations and
International Dairy Week exhibitors were fighting the heat yesterday as they prepared their cows for competition.. Temperatures at Tatura Park reached 41°C as cows were washed and groomed in preparation for a hectic five days of competition
John Deere has introduced its latest advanced guidance and machine data sharing technology with the addition of three new AutoTrac applications and a new In-Field Data Sharing application for its Generation 4 Displays.. AutoTrac Turn Automation
Years back, the role of farmer’s workhorse was taken over by the dirt bike. Then came the quad.. Today, UTVs are hard to beat for this role.. They more than pull their weight in the utility stakes by combining the mobility of dirt bikes and
The ability to produce high volumes of milk relies on a number of factors, and one major contributor is the happiness and comfort of your cows.. Bringing cows under shelter is improving their comfort levels and resulting in increased milk yields
Dairy Beef Alliance is encouraging farmers to explore adding Wagyu to their Holstein herds to further grow the value of their herd.. General manager Peter Wilkinson said the market for Wagyu beef was growing rapidly and dairy farmers were playing
Webber Quantitative Consulting was recently announced as the successful bidder for a government tender to build an Australian dairy industry index.. The UDV said the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index represented a step
The leader of Australia's peak Muslim body says Australia has a history of demonising groups and Muslims are simply the current targets of this practice.
The auditor-general has uncovered a raft of problems with the handling of the 2016 federal election.
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries says its half-year profit will be down nine per cent compared to a year ago, while full-year profit will be marginally up.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a $60 million plan to save the Great Barrier Reef which is under threat from mass bleaching.
Nicole Kidman says Hollywood actresses have proven they are potent and viable over the age of 40.
Relatives and friends of Australian actor Jessica Falkholt have released white doves during a service in Sydney to lay the 29-year-old to rest.
The political fate of former Nick Xenophon Team senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore should become clearer this week.
British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is said to be planning to build electric cars in the state's former Holden factory but has offered no comment.
Fifteen people have been taken to hospital after being injured when a Sydney train hit a rail buffer at Richmond Station in the city's northwest.
Kogan.com's founder and chief executive Ruslan Kogan says his online retail business has had a record December sales season.